Landslides: Risk Analysis and Sustainable Disaster by Kyoji Sassa, Hiroshi. Fukuoka, Fawu Wang, Gonghui Wang

By Kyoji Sassa, Hiroshi. Fukuoka, Fawu Wang, Gonghui Wang

Based on contributions to the 1st basic meeting of the foreign Consortium on Landslides, this reference and standing document emphasizes the mechanisms of other varieties of landslides, landslide threat research, and sustainable catastrophe administration. It contains the achievements of the ICL over the last 3 years, because the Kyoto meeting. It involves 3 components: examine result of the overseas Programme on Landslides (IPL); contributions on landslide danger research; and articles on sustainable catastrophe administration. moreover, the historical past of the ICL actions (under the aid of UNESCO, WMO, FAO, UN/ISDR, and UNU) is stated to create a entire review of foreign job on landslides. The contributions replicate a variety of subject matters and issues, randing from box experiences, id of items of cultural historical past at landslide possibility, in addition to landslide countermeasures.

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In addition, an International Year of Mountains Medal was conferred by Hosny ElLakany, Assistant Director-General of FAO, to Kyoji Sassa for his contributions to mountain conservation activities. 12 Discussion with Springer-Verlag on the Publication of “Landslides” Discussions with Springer-Verlag on publication of “Landslides” were conducted at their main office in Heidelberg, Germany. The agreement on publication of the full-color quarterly journal of “Landslides” was reached in a visit by K.

Those who are willing to participate in this meeting are welcome. Acknowledgments Those organizations and individuals, who created the infra-structural ground and supported the initiatives leading to the present ICL before the Xian Symposium in 1997, are reviewed and acknowledged last, but not least in this article. The Japan Landslide Society (JLS) was founded in 1965 as the first national society on landslides. There was no other national society on landslides except the Nepal Landslide Society, which was established in 2003.

The authors investigated Machu Picchu area, especially the Front Slope during 24–28 October 2001, and examined the site for a series of long span extensometers including a span crossing Plaza in the citadel.

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